Constanze Itzel

Museum Director at the House of European History in Brussels
“You can have different narratives, such as someone that regrets that the GDR broke down and they don’t live in communism anymore...there’s never one narrative but there are several that come together and there is a dominant impression left.” -Constanze Itzel
Time Question
0:04 What was your formative European moment when you were young?
0:29 What was the main European narrative at this time?
1:51 Who is the creator of this narrative?
2:43 How has this narrative changed?
4:25 Is the economic crisis a defining moment in this shift?
5:10 How can the differing European narratives coexist?